Search:

Type: Posts; User: Frederick14Va; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Initial impression is that this is more likely a...

    Initial impression is that this is more likely a fraternal organization uniform. They were quite popular and very numerous during that era. Many also utilized military looking styles of uniform...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    523

    Based on observations over the years they do...

    Based on observations over the years they do appear to have improved their efforts and goods to some degree. Couple years ago I knew of some folks in another unit that ordered some uniform items from...
  3. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,331

    On a side note... Respective manuals & regs are...

    On a side note... Respective manuals & regs are a good starting and reference point to gain further knowledge... But dont stop there.... Also take into consideration that things evolved and were...
  4. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,331

    To back up the viewfinder a bit to help provide a...

    To back up the viewfinder a bit to help provide a little more insight... or a different angle approach...

    Civil War reenacting tends to be a bit more structured and organized (for the most part)...
  5. Over the decades have experimented and tried...

    Over the decades have experimented and tried various methods including cotton balls. Eventually settled on using shredded paper, packed in the end with sub-sized dowel, tends to stay put better and...
  6. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,024

    Most evidence and opinions would suggest the...

    Most evidence and opinions would suggest the "most common" method used was the cartridge box sling...

    Most of the confederate boxes (not all) like majority of the patterns of the time... had...
  7. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,207

    Ive built several in years past of a couple...

    Ive built several in years past of a couple different patterns.... based on original specs and surviving museum pieces that were examined... I still have one remaining... a Halstead Pattern...
  8. Flour... It was a fad amongst the reenactment...

    Flour... It was a fad amongst the reenactment artillery in decades past... The Flour and black powder weren't mixed together, the flour placed in its own wrap in front of the powder charge. ...
  9. As previously mentioned the gears on the 150th...

    As previously mentioned the gears on the 150th Sailors Creek have been grinding for some time already. Acknowledging that much of it should have been much further along than it has been, and as it...
  10. To expand and further clarify... The 150th...

    To expand and further clarify... The 150th series of regional events currently scheduled.....

    April 1-5 2015: Pamlin Park - Breakthrough - Petersburg Va
    This is being billed as a 150th...
  11. Ross ... The respective 150th SC website is in...

    Ross
    ... The respective 150th SC website is in the works.. not yet up and running.. but should be very soon...
  12. Ross ... To further clarify.. This is the...

    Ross
    ... To further clarify.. This is the official 150th Sailors Creek.... Involving the actual "Sailors Creek State Battlefield Park" and multiple local jurisdictions participating in the...
  13. Jim... If you were there back then in the...

    Jim... If you were there back then in the earlier events, then some things would be somewhat familiar.... Its being transformed back into a more authentic event that it once was... with...
  14. Ross There are already various specific...

    Ross
    There are already various specific portrayals being arranged, considered, or interest expressed in portraying... including Naval/Marine's etc.... but have not yet been all set in stone or...
  15. Replies
    2
    Views
    374

    I played one for a couple years... something...

    I played one for a couple years... something different to do on the side around the campfire, and easy to transport along with you... I was musically inclined so didn't have much problem learning it...
  16. Replies
    5
    Views
    395

    Put an original Tower-1861 lock on my older...

    Put an original Tower-1861 lock on my older mid-70's era Euroarms Enfield. Dropped right in with only some minor tweaking of the hammer to center up. If memory serves correctly I think I also...
  17. Im aware of a Wilderness NPS LH event scheduled...

    Im aware of a Wilderness NPS LH event scheduled for May 10th, the following weekend after the battle event....
  18. Rob ... Excellent point I had completely...

    Rob
    ... Excellent point I had completely forgotten about... I did that with a teacher once... another time did so with a scout master doing a program with some younger boy scouts.... I put them in...
  19. Kids many times tend to be more attentive when...

    Kids many times tend to be more attentive when you can do something interactive and engaging to them. Standing there giving a static discussion and run down explanation of your attire and gear......
  20. Now that paints a serious picture...lol... Waxed...

    Now that paints a serious picture...lol... Waxed coffee..... poop candle sticks?.....

    Think we have all had a momentary lapse of thinking something out a few times or more.... Almost as bad as...
  21. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,896

    One of those things that tend to be subjective in...

    One of those things that tend to be subjective in interpretation and speculation due to general scarcity of surviving evidence. There are items that few if any have actually survived but we know...
  22. Replies
    9
    Views
    644

    Chris ... Another area contractor was Read &...

    Chris
    ... Another area contractor was Read & Watson, producing Hall Carbines under contract by Hutter at Danville, they being forwarded to Richmond. Someone else if I recall correctly was making...
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    644

    Chris .. Having conducted much research into...

    Chris
    .. Having conducted much research into both Ord and QM depots, Im familiar with Edward Hutter of Danville. Interesting little depot and small arms repair shop he had there. If memory serves...
  24. Generally while on the line of march or when the...

    Generally while on the line of march or when the unit was engaged in action, historically the respective Regimental QM officer & Regt QM Sgt would usually be in the rear with the gear... They being...
  25. Just to clarify and make sure we are looking at...

    Just to clarify and make sure we are looking at the same pair of muzzles... not the ones in the left center with the soldiers leg appearing hanging over one or more... The item I attempting to...
Results 1 to 25 of 252
Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 4